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A picture of a Ox-eye


Heliopsis spp.

Also known as

Orange sunflower

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Full Sun
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size





  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Ox-eye Overview

Heliopsis is a genus of 15 species of herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the Asteraceae family. This genus is native to the Americas where they are found in dry prairie habitats. They have usually yellow composite flowerheads, robust, erect stems, lance-shaped leaves and are commonly known as ox-eye. Flowering late in the Summer and into Autumn, they are popular in cultivation in wildflower and prairie planting schemes.

Common problems with Ox-eye

How to propagate Ox-eye


Seed or division in autumn or spring.



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